Nearly two million working young adults (grown-up people) aged between 20 and 34 years old in England are still living with their parents, despite (although they are) making money from their work. Newspapers call these workers the “clipped wing generation*” because they can not start their own lives. Rising (Increasing) house prices and rents have made young people unable to leave home.
U.K. house prices are high. Many young people cannot afford to buy one. Young adults (People in the aged between 20 to 40) live with their parents because of housing costs. Young British people usually move away from their family when they start working. High house prices are making this more difficult.
One woman has been saving money for ten years to buy an apartment. It is difficult [to buy an apartment] because prices keep going up. She is worried (anxious; unhappy) about the future. She doesn’t want to rent because rents are really expensive. She said: “The thought that I’m going to be living like a teenager into my (when I am in my) late 30s or even 40s is really disheartening (disappointing).” A charity Company said [that] Britain must build more homes and sell them at a price that young people can afford (can buy).
*To clip means to cut. Wing is what birds use for flying; A generation is all people of the same age; The “clipped wing generation” , are young people who still live with their parents, even though they have jobs.
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